1st Edition

South Asian Economic Development
Transformation, Opportunities and Challenges

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ISBN 9780415122887
Published March 25, 1999 by Routledge
288 Pages

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Book Description

The notion that South Asian economies have tended to be less successful than those of East Asia is critically examined and the reasons why discussed. Countries covered include Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Key issues examined:
* agriculture and rural development
* labour market and human resource development
* trade and industry policies
* foreign investment and technological capabilities
* foreign aid and economic development
* financial development and economic performance
* poverty, inequality and economic development
* regional economic co-operation
* 'green' development.


'This valuable volume will be an essential reference tool for years to come.' - Contemporary South Asia